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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, France . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Wife: Mary Ellen, nee Gascoigne, married 1903. Child. Fred, born 12/12/1906 and they lived at 7 Wood Street, Mansfield.
Dental Operator.
21 Apr 1915
35
155391 - CWGC Website
2334
7 Wood Street, Mansfield.
Private
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Enlisted 08/09/1914 aged 35. Had previously served in the army. Only stood 5ft, 4&half inches tall. Had only been in France from 02/03/1915. Items Returned: belt, ID disc, lighter, pouch, watch and chain, clasp knife, hairbrush, pocket book, letters, postcards, pipe, prayer book, new testament, comb, and holdall containing knife, fork, spoon, cleaning kit and box of dental instruments.
Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser: 29/04/1915: Letter from Fred Sansom, explaining how Thomas used to pull teeth for the other soldiers.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, France . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Thomas Herbert Mayman - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, France . Courtesy of Murray Biddle